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follower

  

      n  
1    a person who accepts the teachings of another; disciple; adherent  
a follower of Marx     
2    an attendant or henchman  
3    an enthusiast or supporter, as of a sport or team  
4    (esp. formerly) a male admirer  
5    Rare   a pursuer  
6    a machine part that derives its motion by following the motion of another part  


cam follower  
      n     (Engineering)   the slider or roller in contact with the cam that transmits the movement dictated by the cam profile  
camp follower  
      n  
1    any civilian, esp. a prostitute, who unofficially provides services to military personnel  
2    a nonmember who is sympathetic to a particular group, theory, etc.  
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follower

  
1    adherent, admirer, apostle, backer, believer, cohort     (chiefly U.S.)   convert, devotee, disciple, fan, fancier, habitué, henchman, partisan, protagonist, pupil, representative, supporter, votary, worshipper  
2    attendant, companion, hanger-on, helper, henchman, lackey, minion, retainer     (History)   sidekick     (slang)  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    guru, leader, mentor, svengali, swami, teacher, tutor  
2    antagonist, contender, enemy, foe, opponent, rival  

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nf.
Mozette /moz-ette/ 1. A personality cult movement 2. A feminine adoration of Steven P. Morrissey 3. Followers of a charismatic leader with narcissistic traits, displaying an extraordinary amount of energy.
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